Summer Reading Continued

Since summer reading is so important I am going to focus on it again this month. Reading Rockets has a sister website called Start with a Book. It is an amazing resource for summer books and activities to go along with them. The site has the books organized by these... Read More

Spring Into Summer Reading 2018

I know that spring has just begun, but it is not too early to start thinking about summer reading.  I suggest you start with the latest title from Barefoot Books -  Just Like Brothers. I have been selling Barefoot Books for over a decade – in fact my book selling career... Read More

Summer Reading Resources List

Here's the list I have compiled to help educators and librarians who support readers from preschool through 12th grade.  United States Board on Books for Young People Preschool – Grade 12 Building Bridges Through Children's and Young Adult Books “…international books for young people.” School Library Journal – Best Of... Read More

Summer Reading: The only summer slide should be into the swimming pool!

The days are getting longer and the temperature is rising as we approach the summer season. We all know that during the summer break students’ academic skills can atrophy. By keeping-up with reading, this summer slide can be easily prevented. We just need to make sure that children read during the... Read More

Raves & Praise from educators and readers about Eve Panzer, the Barefoot Librarian:

Faced with the wealth of incredible books available for children, many educators can feel overwhelmed when it comes to choosing titles for the classroom. If you’re a teacher who doesn’t want to resort to the dartboard method, the Barefoot Librarian is your new best friend!

-Audrey Linter, Blogger, Little Pickle Press